Leanne G.

Development Manager
Chicago, IL, USA


Leanne Gehrig is the Development Manager for CCLF's External Relations Team. She manages day-to-day fundraising to enhance and support the overall mission of CCLF; including grant writing and reporting, database management and donor cultivation. Leanne joined the team in July 2022.

Leanne holds a Master of Architecture from Judson University in Elgin, Illinois. She began her career in architectural practice, and quickly made a vocational shift into community engagement and historic preservation. She has worked largely with the nonprofit community in a range of stewardship and development capacities, including program development, research, volunteer management, event planning and administrative support. Leanne completed a graduate certificate in Fundraising Management from North Park University's School of Business & Nonprofit Management in May 2020.

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